I’m at that age where I have to decide what to do with the rest of my life. It’s exciting and scary at the same time. I’m tempted to choose something easy. However, God has called me to some hard things. As I have wrestled with decisions, I keep being reminded of what my purpose is.
For me, today, worshipping looks like taking steps of obedience in the direction God has called me to. God created each of us with a purpose. We all have the same purpose — to glorify God. And that is worship. But we also have individual purposes. God gives us talents as gifts. Talents are both ways we can worship him and reasons we should worship him in the first place.
Part of the purpose God created me for is to encourage people through my writing. I could choose to stop writing and do something else. But God created me to write, and when I reject that purpose I am rejecting an amazing gift from God. For Olympian Eric Liddell, it was running. He said, “And when I run, I feel his pleasure.”
What works has God prepared in advance for you to worship him through? What is your purpose? What were you made for? Are you worshipping God by doing what he created you to do?
Father, Thank you for creating me to accomplish your perfect, good, and agreable will. Thank you also for giving me unique talents and gifts with which to worship and serve you. Guide me day by day so that I don't miss out on a single good work you have prepared for me to accomplish in Christ. Amen.
Throughout This Day: Maintain the posture of being attentive to God’s voice, desirous of discovering and doing all the good works he is inviting you to do in his strength.
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